What is bound tea or flower tea

Chinese teas come in a huge number of forms: pressed pancakes and pu-erh heads, pu-erh tablets, loose green, white and red teas. The most unusual of them can rightfully be considered flower bound tea. Tea leaves are hand-tied by Chinese masters, resulting in special balls. When these balls open, we...

How to prepare for a tea ceremony?

The tea tradition of China has been formed for centuries, so its subtleties require special attention and respect. Reverent attitude and deep immersion. The tea bag strategy doesn't work here at all. Yes, and drinking high-quality Chinese tea in a hurry or on the go is considered bad manners. You...

8 tea taboos or how not to drink tea

The miraculous properties of tea were discovered in China more than three millennia ago. This drink has been widely used and continues to be used in traditional Chinese medicine. In addition, tea helps to create a unique state of calmness, concentrated contemplation and observation of oneself and the outside world....

The benefits of pu-erh

Pu-erh should be regarded not only as tea, but also as an unusual phenomenon in the tea world. After all, this sort of tea is drunk and loved not only in Yunnan province, but also far beyond its borders. Recently, this tea has become popular with us, having received a...

Effects and composition of pu-erh

Many tea lovers have noticed the unusual properties of Chinese Pu-erh tea, which are manifested due to theanine, caffeine and other biologically active substances in its composition. What is the effect of pu-erh? Regular consumption of Chinese tea makes life much easier and more relaxed. This is evident not only...

How to drink pu-erh

If you haven't come across the traditional Chinese tea culture yet, you will be especially interested in this article on how to drink pu-erh in the traditional Chinese way. We will also give our thoughts on how to drink tea along with any food. How to brew pu-erh In order...

How to brew oolong using tea ceremony utensils

If you are new to the art of tea and want to understand how to brew oolong tea or how to drink pu-erh tea in the right way, following all the traditional features of this process, we will give you some useful practical tips. Also in this article we will...